Bill Status of SB2082 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: KEEP INTERNET DEVICES SAFE ACT
Sen. Cristina Castro
| 2/26/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act. Includes a statement of legislative intent and defines terms. Provides that a private entity may turn on or enable, cause to be turned on or enabled, or otherwise use a digital device's microphone to listen for or collect information, including spoken words or other audible or inaudible sounds, if the private entity makes specified disclosures in its customer agreement or other incorporated addendum. Provides that a private entity that collects, stores, or transmits any information collected through a digital device's microphone concerning an Illinois resident shall implement and maintain reasonable security measures to protect that information from unauthorized access, acquisition, destruction, use, modification, and disclosure. Adds provisions governing waiver, applicability, and exceptions. Provides that a violation of the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act constitutes an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.